HARLEY DAVIDSON 1000 1977: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Make : HARLEY DAVIDSON Model : 1000 Year : 1977
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 77V032000
Date Owner's Notified: 1977-03-25 Date Received by ODI: 1977-03-01 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 79056
Summary:
      ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES, ONE OR BOTH OF THE FRONT BRAKE CALIPER BOLTS MAY BREAK. THIS COULD ALLOW THE BROKEN PORTION OF THE BOLT TO DRIFT INTO THE ADJACENT ROTATING WHEEL SPOKES. SHOULD BOTH CALIPER BOLTS BREAK, THE INNER CALIPER HALF MAY BECOME DETACHED FROM THE MOTORCYCLE.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL REPLACE BOLTS WITH IMPROVED TYPE BOLTS, WHERE NECESSARY.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORCYCLES.SYSTEM: SERVICE BRAKES; FRONT BRAKE CALIPER BOLTS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: IN EITHER CASE, LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENTCOULD RESULT.